Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

Attempts to resolve the Quandary:


The black and white print that the kid showed me was so strongly solarized  - horribly overexposed, I'd say - that you'd think he'd torrefied the developing negative by cooking it against a 100 watt bulb for half an hour, such was the sequent shift in key - but no; turns out he's one of those pigeon-livered techno nerds whose newfangled computer does all the donkey-work for him at the click of a rodent - now where's the skill in that?

(by Et Seqq)


"The torrefication of the recent conflagrations has resulted in a sequent solarization," sneered our guide, Pascal Tremoof, his every word dripping with that sense of insolent  hauteur which puts even a pigeon-livered spectator like myself into a fierce struggle with my semi-autonomous right leg, as it strains with all its might to break free of the oppressive confines of my control and lash out of its own volition, Dr. Strangelove style, catching the supercilious curator in the yarbles ere he can move on to the next exhibit.

(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Saturday, June 25, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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